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Can Inflamed Arthritic Joints Cause High Sed Rte
Can untreated hypothyroidism cause excruciating joint pain, especially in the ankles. Can it cause sed rate and CRP to be high.
No: It will not elevate the sed rate and crp. The joint pain of severe hypothyroidism is low grade and not excruciating. There is another cause and it isn't thyroid. See a rheumatologist. The one exception is an increased risk of pseudogout which can cause major pain but is unlikely to involve the ankles. ...Read more
Could degenerative disc disease (that causes pain) and osteoarthritis cause highly sensitive CRP blood test to be high?
NO: No. Only inflammatory.....Get a more detailed answer ›
Hla+, ana-, ccp-, I have si joint inflammation, does my ESR levels will spike/ come positive cause of inflammation?
What can cause multiple joint pain, fatigue, sore and tight muscles. Neg. Lupus, sed rate, and c-reactive protein. Wbc sometimes hi sometimes lo?
I have 6 weekly blood tests (methotexate psoriatic arthritis) which often show elevated inflammation. Will this effect my organs?
Can nuclear bone scans distinguish between joint inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and inflammation caused by lupus? If so, how?
I have widespread joint pain, swelling. C-reactive protein <0.5 mg/dl, rheumatoid arthritis factor<8.6 iu/ml, sed rate 15mm/hr. Rheumatoid arthritis?
Polyarthralgia: You should be seen in person by a rheumatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Negative RA blood work. MRI=bone erosion in MCP joint and wrist joint effusion. Pain in both hands. What are conditions other than RA it might be?
Rheumatoid arthritis: You should keep in mind that patients can still have rheumatoid arthritis even if blood work is negative, especially if the disease course is relatively early. Other conditions that can present similarly include but are not limited to lupus, gout, pseudogout, psoriatic arthritis or osteoarthritis. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Can you tell me which autoimmune disease my labs point to? High sed rate (29) ANA positive with ssa ro very high >8.0
No: Blood tests are a guide to diagnosis in this settign but your evaluation by a rheumatologist can help clarify if these + blood tests are related to an autoimmune disease. The sed rate of 29 is not very high. Ssa can be seen in certain connective tissue diseases such as sjogren's and systemic lupus but also in people without a connective tissue disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause chronic joint pain (most joints) in otherwise healthy 25 yo male? Rf, ana, treponema pallidum, sedimentation rate all normal.
Inflammation: Inflammation has many possible causes. There is the possibility of seronegative RA (ra test is negative); given that all of your tests are negative focus on nutritional causes. Stop all acid intake especially sodas; increase antioxidant intake and herbal antiinflammatories and a new product on the market that has been shown to reduce oxidative stress to near nothing. www.medacpc.com for more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which systemic/genetic diseases may cause cataracts at age 46? No steroids. Crp & sed are low. Have endometriosis, degen. Disc disease. Low sed & crp.
Cataracts: May be related to diabetes, trauma, but most likely genetic. Are the cataracts symptomatic. The opacification (cataract of the natural lens) of the lens may be insignificant and be normal for you or been there all of your life. Depends on your specific situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause widespread bone/joint and muscle aches not relieved by 20mg prednisone or 500mg naproxen? Not arthritis ANA 1:320 DNA neg
That is not a high: dose of prednisone or naproxen. You'll need to discuss this with your doctor with your history of thyroid cancer, and thyroidectomy. It may affect your muscles, and bone and your Vitamin D3 levels and other lab values not mentioned may be more important to determine systemic causes. ...Read more
Chronic joint pain swelling. Ra factor 11.9, sed rate 7, ANA positive and high 1:160, ccp antibodies high 250, CRP 0.4, any ideas drs? Thanks.
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